Raphia australis

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Raphia australis
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Genus: Raphia
Species: R. australis
Binomial name
Raphia australis
Oberm. & Strey

Raphia australis, the giant palm or rafia, is a species of raffia palm in the Arecaceae family. It is found around Kosi Bay in Mozambique and South Africa. It is threatened by habitat loss by agriculture; it is being threatened in Bobole Special Reserve but is secure in Kosi Bay.

Raphia australis

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